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PI67697: The chutils utility command does not work for V9

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Chutils utility does not work in WebSphere Application
    Serve V9.0. The same command and parameters work fine in
    WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5. The error is
    "There is no WebSphere Version 8 offering". An example of error
    is:
    [root@mrsdl00218 instutils]# ./chutils -
    installlocation=/opt/ibm/SAnD/WebSphere/AppServer/V9/BASE -
    setgroup=wasadmin
    
    INFO: (Aug 10, 2016 13:07:28) Initializing permission utility...
    ERROR: (Aug 10, 2016 13:07:28) There is no WebSphere Version 8
    offering
    in the installation location.
    INFO: (Aug 10, 2016 13:07:28) The permission utility has
    failed.
    

Local fix

  • Workaround: use chown -R command
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    *                  Version 9.0.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The chutils utility command does not    *
    *                      work                                    *
    *                      for WebSphere Application Server        *
    *                      Version                                 *
    *                      9.0.                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When the chutils utility command is run on WebSphere
    Application Server Version 9.0, it shows the following error:
    INFO: (Aug 10, 2016 13:07:28) Initializing permission
    utility...
    ERROR: (Aug 10, 2016 13:07:28) There is no WebSphere Version 8
    offering in the installation location.
    INFO: (Aug 10, 2016 13:07:28) The permission utility has
    failed.
    The chutils utility command was not updated to support
    WebSphere Application Server Version 9.0 Offerings.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The chutils utility command was updated to support WebSphere
    Application Server Version 9.0 Offerings, which resolved the
    issue.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 9.0.0.2.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI67697

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-08-19

  • Closed date

    2016-09-13

  • Last modified date

    2016-09-13

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2021